Timberland Earthkeepers Ellsworth Ballerina Reviews

60 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

100%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

0%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

72% "Felt true to size"

89% "Felt true to width"

70% "Moderate arch support"

53 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 6/9/14
Overall Rated:4 stars!
Comfort Rated:4 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

This is a very cute shoe. It comes in many colors, which is nice. But the reason I mention it, is because the sizes are not consistent depending on the color you buy. I am usually a 7.5 wide. So I purchased the beige nubuck color in that size. It was way too small. So I returned it and ordered an 8.5 wide. That was even a little snug at first, but after wearing it for a day, it felt just right. So then I wanted it in the tan full grain, as well. I ordered this one in the 8.5 wide, and this one is too big. When I compare the two different colors of 8.5, I can see that the tan is almost 1/2 inch larger. So now I've got to return the tan and order a smaller size. So my advice would be to maybe order a larger size if you order a nubuck, and true to size for full grain? It is a nice shoe though, if you get the size right.

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7 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 4/15/14
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

OMG...I ordered 2 sizes (as I usually do) to try on. They are cute, well made, cushioned flat and I am sure they would be comfortable BUT the squeak that they make when walking is very irritating. Both pairs of shoes so it is in the construction. I looked up on the web as to why shoes squeak.; said it was ' 2 shoe parts rubbing together ' usually the sole. I thought I could fix that but the insoles of these shoes are designed sewn into the entire footbed. You cannot repair nor replace them. I am so disappointed that I have to return them. It is difficult to find a pair of quality leather flats esp. in dark brown. I'm sad :(

Additional 55 Earthkeepers Ellsworth Ballerina Timberland Reviews

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July 27, 2016

Bobette

from New York

These are well made with excellent leather. Matches beautifully with other similarly colored leather bags and accessories with is a plus for me. The length was shorter than stated and the width narrower as well (I'm an 11w). Sizing up for me is not an option so I wear them in short sports....to the car then off. To my errand or event and off ASAP.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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January 10, 2016

Shannon

from Wilkes Barre PA

These shoes are simple yet classy. You can dress them up or down. Very comfortable even without a sock or hosiery - the fabric inside is so smooth against bare skin. Sole is very soft and comfy. So satisfied.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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January 8, 2016

Elizabeth B

 

A surprisingly sturdy and comfortable shoe. I ordered this flat expecting a shoe without much cushion. I was pleased to find great arch support and high quality. The shoe is stiff out of the box, so there is a break in period. I wore bandaids on the back of my heels for the first few days of wear. Now that they are broken in, they are great for all day at work.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 13, 2015

Anonymous

from Princeton, IL

I love these shoes! After multiple foot surgeries, it has been difficult to find shoes that fit, especially ballet flats. These fit great, stay on the heel with the help of a bit of elastic, and have just enough cushioning. I bought the black because the look of the elastic is not so obvious. I took the other reviewers advice and bought a 9W instead of my usual 9½M.

Brands I'd also recommend: Teva, Taos, Rieker, Josef Seiba

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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November 13, 2015

Coleen W

from Minneapolis,MN

Really cute ballet flat that is just the right amount of casual I was looking for to go with straight leg or skinny jeans. Fits well without the gapping you so often see with a ballet flat. Comfy too!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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October 23, 2015

Holly W

from Iowa

The shoe is very light but still very sturdy and well built so it makes it really comfortable to wear. I have wide feet and ordered the wide size and the width fit perfectly and it doesn't look like a wide shoe. The only down side was the shoe fits a little small in length. I wear the same size shoe in every shoe but this one is a little tight.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Felt true to width

 

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August 26, 2015

SBL

 

Cute shoe! I ordered and tried on a few different colors in this shoe. As others have noted, the colors fit a bit different from one another. The brown full grain and the gray nubuck were both true to size for me. The buckthorn brown felt large on my foot, and I wasn't thrilled with the color. In the end I kept the full grain brown and sent the rest back. Very comfortable shoe! The stitching and ribbon trim give it enough style to not be too plain. These will be my go-to shoes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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July 30, 2015

Anonymous

from NY< NY

Love these, I will definitely be purchasing these in another color. They are very for me, for the NY city subway system, lots of stairs, etc. I purchased wide with even though I don't have wide feet, and they are perfect the front is rounded, so my toes have room to move..love, love!

Brands I'd also recommend: easy spirit, clarks,soft walk...

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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June 11, 2015

Anonymous

 

I'm normally between a 7.5W and an 8W - the 7.5 fit much better than the 8. These are a great WW flat which can be very hard to find. I ordered the Olive color and was concerned it would have a hint of green but it's more like a dark brown. Just what I was looking for!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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May 29, 2015

Grace W

from Chicagoland

I really like these shoes. I ordered a second pair to walk to work and kick around on weekends. I leave the other pair to keep nice and wear while I am at work. Nice leather and quality. Initially I ordered another brand of black flats. They looked and fit cheap. So, I sent them back and ordered the second pair of these.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 23, 2015

Anonymous

 

My new favorite flat. I have wide feet so it's hard to find comfortable shoes. These are super comfortable and easy to wear all day.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 21, 2015

Andrea

from Salt Lake City, Utah

This is a very comfortable and attractive flat. I never really had to break them in and was able to walk in them right away. I love the tiny elastic detail around the foot, it gives a more dressy quality. The leather is holding up beautifully.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 9, 2015

Anonymous

from Oakton, VA

Wonderful, comfortable and super durable. I have owned these for almost a year and wear them at least once a week. They are insanely comfortable and go with both dressier stuff and jeans. And they have held up great.

Brands I'd also recommend: clarks

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 13, 2015

Anonymous

from West Chester, OH

They are so cute! But the toe box is really short. I wear 6.5M and needed to return them for a 7M and the 7M was way too big...and they do squeak when you walk but the look is worth it.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 10, 2014

Melissa M

from United States

Love these shoes! I work retail and walk on concrete floors all day. These keep my feet feeling good all day, and they're still holding up quite well after 10 months of use. I wear them 2-3 days a week. Highly recommend!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 5, 2014

Anonymous

from Boston, MA

These shoes are the perfect ballet flat if you will be on your feet! They took a little time to break in, but now they're super comfortable, and since they have a proper sole, I can walk around in them all day. They look cute with slacks or skirts.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 2, 2014

Anonymous

from North Carolina

I am very happy with these shoes. True to size and width. - very comfortable!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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September 25, 2014

Jense

from Montana

These shoes are practical, comfortable, and they look pretty cute too. I was looking for a basic pair of brown flats that I could wear with anything. These fit the bill.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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September 22, 2014

Anonymous

from Iowa

These are very pretty (I got the burgundy ones). I thought the little tan tab at the back would bother me, but no it does not. They seem a bit stiff and like they need to get broken in but otherwise comfortable and well made. Very happy with these!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 29, 2014

Katy J

from NW Indiana

I'm not much of a review "leaver" unless it's a product I love! These flats I love, I have them in brown and black. I'm always on the hunt for a great flat to go with dresses and or jeans and these do! I love the stitching, adds great character to the shoe, and they are comfortable, which doesn't happen in the world of flats. Love these!

Brands I'd also recommend: Sofft

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 17, 2014

Janet

from San Francisco Bay Area

This shoe is just what I was looking for! It's cute and casual. I ordered 1/2 size larger than normal, put in my orthotics -- and they are perfect! I ordered the dark blue color to wear with ankle jeans, once summer is over. Very nice!

Brands I'd also recommend: SoftStep, Ecco, Clarks

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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August 5, 2014

Kim D

from United States

Love them! I got the wide even though I don't do wide. They are true to size, but get the wide. LOVE THEM!

Brands I'd also recommend: Born

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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August 5, 2014

Stephanie L

from Virginia

Super happy with the shoe. It fits slightly on the loose side but I like it that way. My only concern is keeping the light colored shoe clean, with normal wear. Not sure if I need to leave it home on rainy days or not.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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June 26, 2014

Corinne

from Alexandria, VA

This shoes are great for my wide feet. My feet are particular wide in the toe box and I often have trouble finding flats to accommodate. These fit beautifully and weren't too tight in the toe area. They also are very comfortable and provide decent support. These aren't your average flimsy flats. I love the color, too. While it is called "burnt orange" the only orange part is the ribbon lining around the opening of the shoe. The leather itself is a rich, brown leather with reddish undertones. I will definitely buy these in other colors.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 19, 2014

Anonymous

from Los Altos, CA

I wanted to love these shoes. I'm traveling over the summer-doing a lot of walking - and wanted to buy a pair of stylish, but comfortable flats that I could wear with shorts. I have slightly wide feet and these were perfect. But the back of the shoe kept jabbing into my heel. I'm not sure if I broke them in, it would go away, but I didn't want to chance it. I bought the beige nubuck, and they were a fantastic nude, casual shoe (to lengthen short legs in shorts!). Too bad!

Brands I'd also recommend: Teva

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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